Welcome to the Workshop Registration System

This system allows faculty, staff, and students to register for workshops and classes offered at Buffalo State College. You can log in to the system using the links in the upper right hand corner of your screen and your Buffalo State username and password.

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Strategies for Classroom Management
Class Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Please join the Associate Deans to discuss ways to cope with a variety of classroom disruptions and student concerns.
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Strengthening Leadership through Emotional and Social Intelligence
Class Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Emotional and social intelligence is the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions effectively in ourselves and in others. Leaders with high emotional and social intelligence are typically the top performers at their institutio
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Assistive Technology Resources and Training
Class Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
The availability of assistive technology and its use on campus, by students, faculty and staff, is on the rise. This training workshop is to provide hands-on experience for attendees to learn to use TextHelp Read&Write and the accessibility features available within the Windows and Mac operating
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Assistive Technology Resources and Training
Class Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
The availability of assistive technology and its use on campus, by students, faculty and staff, is on the rise. This training workshop is to provide hands-on experience for attendees to learn to use TextHelp Read&Write and the accessibility features available within the Windows and Mac operating
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Teaching and Learning Center Breakfast
Class Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: TWIN 102
(Coming Soon)
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Electronic Course Evaluations – EvaluationKIT
Class Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Learn more about EvaluationKIT and participate in a question and answer session.
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Story Maps
Class Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A207
Do have a story to tell that might benefit from a map? Learn how to create a quick story map using ESRI’s cloud mapping software. A Story Maps let you combine map data with narrative text, images, and multimedia content to tell your story. This workshop will take you through the necessary s
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record student grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages
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Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Is Full. Class Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. Results are automatically compiled in an Excel spreadsheet in your OneDrive.
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Making Accessible Content - Word & PDF
Class Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Buffalo State is engaging in an effort to promote accessibility of materials on the web and within our courses. This hands-on session will focus on how to use Microsoft Office Word effectively to create accessible Word files that can be converted to accessible PDFs along with converting scanned imag
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CLAS C104
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Teaching and Learning Center Breakfast
Class Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: TWIN 102
(Coming Soon)
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Crucial Confrontations: Developing the Skills to Effectively Manage Conflict
Class Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
In this workshop we will cover:
- The definition of a crucial confrontation and how it differs from a crucial conversation
- How you decide whether to have a crucial confrontation
- Diagnosing the issue – is it context, pattern or relationship?
- Determining if the cause is related to abil
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Design Thinking for Improving Services, A Crash Course
Class Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Do you have a service or process that needs improvement? Try putting it through the Design Thinking framework. Design Thinking is not product focused, it is people focused, and it puts the needs of those being served at the center of thinking. The Design Thinking framework is a solution-oriented app
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Ensemble- Campus Video Solution - Introduction and Demo
Class Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Ensemble is the media server solution that allows the Buffalo State community to manage and publish their audio and video files into an LMS such as Blackboard and on other websites. If you would like to learn more about Ensemble, join us for an Ensemble Media Server Solution information session. As
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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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Ensemble Anthem - Screen, Webcam, and Audio Recordings from your Desk!
Class Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Are you interested in a simple solution for creating videos from your own computer? Ensemble Anthem is a powerful Mac and Windows screen-capture solution supporting your lecture capture, screen capture and flipped learning needs. Ensemble Anthem enables users to easily record your screen movements w
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An Introduction to the Institutional Review Board at Buffalo State
Class Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Before the review process, researchers must be sure that their project is, in fact, research with human participants as defined by the federal government. To qualify as research with human participants, the following must be true: (1) The participants must be living. Thus, oral history projects fall
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Using inclusivity, sustainability, and automation as its key pillars, Blackboard Ally helps you understand and tackle accessibility in a way that benefits all students.
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Rethinking Productivity Using Campus Technology: Methods for Managing Time and Tasks
Class Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Professional Development Department
Do you ever feel like you could be working more efficiently and wonder why tasks are taking longer than you expected? Learning how to use campus technologies to control distractions, organize information to complete tasks, and create a workflow process that en
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The Art of Storytelling
Class Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Ever wonder what makes a “good” story? Through examples, techniques, and exercises, storyteller and Buffalo State faculty member, Aaron Daniel Annas, will lead this workshop on the art of storytelling. Learn how to shape and tell a good story. Gain a better understanding of how storie
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Instructional Resistance to Pedagogic Techno-Fetishism
Class Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
This workshop questions the rush to adopt heavily marketed course and classroom technology packages and products, arguing that most fail to fulfill their promises and many undermine effective teaching and degrade the classroom experience. With a growing legacy of failed technologies accumulating in
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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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OneDrive to Help Organize Your Department
Class Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Harness the power of Buffalo State cloud storage to help organize your department''s files and collaborate more efficiently.
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CLAS C104
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Managing Up and Across the College: Cultivating Productive Partnerships with Your Supervisor/Peers
Class Date: Thursday, November 01, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
In a dynamic and complex bureaucratic institution, how we manage the expectations, relationship, and projects with our supervisor and peers will determine how successful we are in attaining performance goals. This session is for any staff, faculty, or administrator who wants to further improve how t
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Teaching and Learning Center Breakfast
Class Date: Friday, November 02, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: TWIN 102
(Coming Soon)
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Ensemble Video Quizzes
Class Date: Friday, November 02, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
With Ensemble Version 5.0, you now have the ability to easily create quizzes on top of your videos and then publish them in Blackboard Learn. Come and see how to utilize this new feature and take your assessments to the next level!
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Myths and Fads in Education
Class Date: Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Some accepted beliefs about teaching and learning are based on neuromyths and education fads that have no research to support them. This workshop will explore those myths and fads, and discuss alternate teaching practices we can use instead that are supported by scientific evidence.
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What are Microaggressions?
Class Date: Friday, November 09, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal and environmental slights, snubs or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership.

While microaggressions are ge
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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Start Time: 10:30:00 AM
Location: Webinar
Turnitin is a web-based service instructors may use to deter and detect plagiarism. Instructors can use Turnitin within their Blackboard courses or at Turnitin.com.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create assignments, navigate the Feedback Studio Interface, interpret originality rep
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Fostering Institutional Collaboration: Mastering the Skills You Need to Successfully Collaborate
Class Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Within institutions of higher education invisible (and sometimes visible) boundaries between units and people based on rank, class, seniority, authority, power, expertise, and function are organically created. To protect our job duties and the responsibilities of our units from outside influences an
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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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Teaching and Learning Center Breakfast
Class Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: TWIN 102
(Coming Soon)
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CLAS C104
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Story Maps
Class Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A207
Do have a story to tell that might benefit from a map? Learn how to create a quick story map using ESRI’s cloud mapping software. A Story Maps let you combine map data with narrative text, images, and multimedia content to tell your story. This workshop will take you through the necessary s
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OneNote for Meeting Notes
Class Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
See how to use Microsoft OneNote to keep better track of meeting notes, coordinate with your Outlook calendar, and share agendas and minutes more easily with your colleagues.
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Start Time: 1:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record student grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages
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Using Applied Learning Frameworks to Develop Professional Dispositions for College Students
Class Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
(Coming Soon)
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Using inclusivity, sustainability, and automation as its key pillars, Blackboard Ally helps you understand and tackle accessibility in a way that benefits all students.
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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Turnitin is a web-based service instructors may use to deter and detect plagiarism. Instructors can use Turnitin within their Blackboard courses or at Turnitin.com.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create assignments, navigate the Feedback Studio Interface, interpret originality rep
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record student grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages
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Using Wufoo, Microsoft Excel, and Scheduling Tools to Manage Event Organization and Planning
Class Date: Thursday, December 06, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Will you be planning an event, function, or social gathering where RSVP’s will be collected for attendance? Wufoo is an online system offered at Buffalo State to support the easy creation of forms that can be used to track registration for an event, create surveys or polls for post-event feedb
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Ensemble Video Advanced
Class Date: Friday, December 14, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
For previous users of Ensemble Video, learn about recent updates that can make your experience even better including accessibility upgrades, video quizzes, easier sharing, Blackboard interaction enhancements, and more.
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